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The Door of the Sheepfold with Symbols of the Sacrament

  The Door of the Sheepfold with Symbols of the Sacrament

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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1990

Two-light window with single sheep by a gate in a landscape and symbols above: chalice, open bible, cross and crown.

size: 110 cm (width)
firm/studio: Celtic Studios

Church of St James the Great, Walwyn's Castle, Pembrokeshire
west wall

Given in memory of Rupert Thomas Williams by Elvira his wife. 'In mem. Rupert Thomas Williams a dedicated rector's warden of this church for over 40 years'.

The reference is to John 10:6-9, part of Jesus' parable of the Good Shepherd (verses 6-18). The believer enters into the Promise through Word and Sacrament, Christ the living bread come down from heaven, who gives His life in love for His sheep/people (verses 17-18).



 
Record added by Martin Crampin, Additional contribution by John Morgan-Guy. Last updated on 13-12-2011

 

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References

Maurice Broady, A Vision Fulfilled: The story of Celtic Studios and Swansea's architectural glass tradition (Swansea: West Glamorgan Archive Service, 2010), p. 115.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2011. (with a contribution by John Morgan-Guy)
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/422 (accessed 4 July 2020)



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Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales



 
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